Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 April 2041 Friday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | April 2041

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waning Crescent 20% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 23 April 2041 at 17:24.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1967"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1967" and ∠1906".

Flower Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2041 after 19 days on 16 May 2041 at 00:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 30 April 2041 at 11:46
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 8 May 2041 at 03:54
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 16 May 2041 at 00:52
  • Last Quarter in Aquarius ♒ on 22 May 2041 at 22:26

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 510 / 1463

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 510 of Meeus index or 1463 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 17 minutes. It is 53 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 2 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 42 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠32.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠32.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠56.2°.

Moon at perigee

Moon is at perigee at 16:51. It is 15 days after previous apogee on 10 April 2041 at 23:41 in ♌ Leo. Lunar orbit is going to widen while the Moon is moving away from the Earth over the next 12 days, until point of next apogee on 8 May 2041 at 18:43 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 367 410 km

This perigee Moon is 367 410 km (228 298 mi) away from Earth. It is 4 902 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 2 946 km further than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon before ascending node

8 days after descending node on 17 April 2041 at 22:27 in ♏ Scorpio. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 30 April 2041 at 20:05 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

23 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 21 April 2041 at 19:43 in ♑ Capricorn when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.368°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.379° at the point of next northern standstill on 4 May 2041 at 19:15 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 3 days

In 3 days on 30 April 2041 at 11:46 in ♉ Taurus the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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